Going Further Together
by Dan Hammer, 3 mins read
I am many things, but a natural sprinter is not one of them. As an athlete sprinting was always a necessary means to an end to score the basket, touchdown, or goal. However, the beauty of a team sport was that when I got tired, there was always someone there to encourage me, exhort me, challenge me, push me, help me, or sub in for me. It was those strategic partnerships and mutual commitments to each other that helped us get across the finish line of winning many games and going further together than anyone of us ever thought initially possible or plausible.
It has been frequently said by many, “If you want to go fast, go alone; if you want to go far, go together.” As pastors, church planters, and gospel ministry workers how many times do we truly find ourselves focusing on going faster rather than focusing on going...